Kadampuzha

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Kadampuzha
Small town
Kadampuzha Temple
Kadampuzha Temple
Coordinates: 10°56′0″N 76°2′0″E / 10.93333°N 76.03333°E / 10.93333; 76.03333Coordinates: 10°56′0″N 76°2′0″E / 10.93333°N 76.03333°E / 10.93333; 76.03333
Country  India
State Kerala
District Malappuram
Government
 • Body Marakara Panchayath
Languages
 • Official Malayalam, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Lok Sabha constituency Ponnani
Nearest city Malappuram

Kadampuzha is a small town and a pilgrimage centre in Malappuram district of Kerala situated near the Thrissur- Calicut national highway.

Kadampuzha Temple[edit]

This village is known for Kadampuzha Devi Temple believed to have been consecrated by Adi Shankara . Situated in Marakkara grama Panchayath, Kadampuzha is 2 KM away from Vettichira on the Thrissur-Calicut national highway.

Etymology[edit]

"Kadampuzha" got its name originated from "Kadan"(Forest dweller), "Ambu"(Arrow), "Azha"(Stream). The deity of the temple is goddess VanaDurga.

Festivals[edit]

Though the temple is famous all over the state of Kerala, there is no major festival associated with the temple. on Thrikkarthika day(Karthika Day of Malayalam month Vrishchikam), usually in November/December the birthday of goddess is celebrated in a huge manner.

Culture[edit]

Kadampuzha village is a moderately Muslim populated area. Hindus are exist in comparatively lesser numbers. So the culture of the locality is based upon heterogeneous manner. [1]

Educational Institutions[edit]

  • ALPS Kadampuzha
  • AUPS Kadampuzha
  • AUPS Marakkara
  • VVMHSS Marakkara
  • Grace Valley Public School and College

Transportation[edit]

Kadampuzha village connects to other parts of India through Kottakkal town. National highway No.66 passes through Tanur and the northern stretch connects to Bangalore and Mumbai. The southern stretch connects to Cochin and Trivandrum. State Highway No.28 starts from Nilambur and connects to Ooty, Mysore and Bangalore through Highways.12,29 and 181. National Highway No.966 connects to Palakkad and Coimbatore. The nearest airport is at Kozhikode. The nearest major railway station is at Kuttippuram.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-04-01. Retrieved 2016-07-14.